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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae Cichlids
Subfamily: Cichlasomatinae
Genus: Hypsophrys

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by Lehtonen, T.

Central America
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Hypsophrys nematopus (Günther, 1867)

Photo by Lehtonen, T.
 
Hypsophrys nematopus
[Poor man's tropheus]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Central America
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Hypsophrys nicaraguensis (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Hypsophrys nicaraguensis
[Moga]
2 Species of Family Cichlidae with Genus Hypsophrys
(Cichlids)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1867 Hypsophrys nematopus Poor man's tropheus Central America 14 SL
1864 Hypsophrys nicaraguensis Moga Central America 20 TL



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